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As is widely stipulated, Dave Barry is a very funny guy. He was hysterical when he wrote his nationally syndicated column for the Miami Herald, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1988, and is arguably even more droll in his madcap novels set in South...
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January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
It began as a favor. It became an obsession. It was 1996 and screenwriter Gary Ross got a call from a desperate friend. Out of time and money, director David Koepp was in frantic need of a children's story to complete his movie feature debut, "The...
The most dreaded part of a colonoscopy is prepping for it. The day before the exam, patients often drink large amounts of a vile-tasting liquid, then it's off to the throne for the better part of the day and night. Though unpleasant, this extreme...
It's not even the weekend, and the Miami Book Fair International has so far delivered a who's who of celebrated authors in Tom Wolfe, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros and others. Literary giants though they are, consider them a palate cleanser to what really...
I was in New York City last week. On Tuesday, Election Day, CNN had big screens in Times Square, and I joined the folks watching the returns. We cheered a lot, especially when CNN turned cameras on us. On Wednesday, a nor'easter struck NYC. I can't...
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Variety"Peter and the Starcatcher" will call it quits in January, with the Broadway play now set to shutter Jan. 20. Despite strong reviews and a lot of Tony love, the Peter Pan prequel never quite caught on with auds. Weekly sales spiked in the weeks after the...
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Special to The Herald-MailIt's no joke: Steve Hofstetter never planned on becoming a comedian. But today he has appearances on programs like the "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (host Ferguson called him "delightfully funny") and Showtime's "White Boyz in the Hood" under...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellI drove off the road in the May 21 column when I said the I-78 interchange at Rock Road, known as the Summit Lawn interchange, does not provide access to the westbound interstate. I had it in reverse gear: There's no access to EASTbound I-78 from Summit...
Tuesdays with MitchThe band broke up. We hit the final chord. We heard sweet applause. And then, after 20 years together, we walked away. There was no fighting. No "musical differences." You need to be musical to have musical differences. We were not really musical....
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